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Creative Loafing Spring Hops Beer Festival

Over the years, I’ve been to a lot of beer festivals. Many of them boast, “200+ beers from 85 breweries!” Those are the ones I now avoid. To me, a beer festival is about two things: Sampling rare and one-off … Continue reading

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Greenville gets a taste of rare beer with two upcoming festivals in 2013

Yo Greenville, check your stats: One production brewery, two more on the way One Brewpub Five specialty craft beer stores Two outstanding craft beer bars Three craft beer festivals If you’re keeping score at home, you might be scratching your … Continue reading

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Brewvival reaffirms my faith

Saturday was the second revival of Brewvival. 34 breweries bringing out their best. It remains in my top spot of favorite beer festivals. This is one of those rare festivals where a brewery needs to bring out its best, or … Continue reading

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Prepare Thyself For a Beer Festival

In four and half days I will be at my personal Daytona Super World Series Cup of beer festivals. I speak of Brewvival. I was at the inaugural festival last year, and it was the most exceptional collection of rare … Continue reading

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Brewgrass 2010

Brewgrass, held at Martin Luther King Park in Asheville, North Carolina,┬áis one of the most anticipated festivals in the Southeast. Tickets go on sale in February and sell out within a week. The Brewgrass people know what they are doing. … Continue reading

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six suggestions to making a great beer festival

Let me start by saying I’ve never coordinated a beer festival. I’ve only attended them. I know it’s a lot of work to put one on. It’s complicated. It’s expensive, even without all my suggestions. Anyone who has put one … Continue reading

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